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Niggliite Mineral Data

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General Niggliite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PtSn
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 313.79 gm
   Tin       37.83 %  Sn
   Platinum  62.17 %  Pt
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PtSn
Help on Environment: Environment: In late-forming hydrothermal veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1937
Help on Locality: Locality: Waterfall Gorge, Insizwa, Griqualand, South Africa. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Paul Niggli (1888-1953), Professor at Zurich, Switzerland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Niggliite + Pronunciation Say NIGGLIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42593
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